- Check the Definitions of Common Terms page to fully understand terms used in the tables
- Information contained in "Notes" and "Sources" sections of analyses is important and should be included when using any data from Analytics and Institutional Research reports
- Below are other sources of data and statistics on higher education (postsecondary education):
This National Center for Education Statistics site provides a fast and easy way to look up and compare colleges. A wide array of information is displayed.
This U.S. Department of Education site allows users to search and compare colleges: their fields of study, costs, admissions, results, and more.
National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects and reports statistics and information about the condition and progress of education in the U.S.
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the National Center for Education Statistics' core postsecondary education data collection program.
U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education's website provides links to sources of information about educational research and statistics, news and events, publications and products, etc.
New York State Education Department
The New York State Education Department collects and reports statistics and information about the condition and progress of education in the state of New York.
U.S. Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau's website is a primary source for U.S. social, demographic, and economic data.
Digest of Education Statistics
A series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest's primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a variety of topics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, and federal funds for education, libraries, and international comparisons.